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February Recap And What’s Up Next Month

» by February 28th, 2009 at 4:12 pm » Comments (0)

This month we talked about deciding whether working at home is for you or not as well as how to get a home-based business off the ground and towards success. I hope that some of the topics helped point you in the right direction and helped you when you got there. Next month I’ll be […]

Top 5 Sites To Get You Started

» by February 23rd, 2009 at 8:19 am » Comments (0)

When you first start your home business, you should do a fair bit of research. Learn a little about the roped of small business. These five sites will give you important information about writing business plans, getting financing, conducting market research, marketing your business, paying taxes, and anything else you might need to know. Small […]

Handling Distrations When Working At Home

» by February 22nd, 2009 at 8:05 am » Comments (0)

When you work outside the home there is a clear division between work time and home time. There isn’t much question about what you should be doing when. Unfortunately the lines can sometimes get blurred when you work at home. Kids, chores, errands, the phone, friends, and the odd door to door salesperson can all distract […]

Keeping Your Day Structured But Flexible

» by February 20th, 2009 at 8:56 am » Comments (0)

When working from home you’ll get used to rushing around with several balls up in the air and all four burners running. In other words, some days are going to be chaos. The good news is that some days are also going to run smoothly. Still you need to set up a schedule to avoid […]

Avoiding Scams When Working From Home

» by February 18th, 2009 at 8:33 am » Comments (0)

Working from home is such an appealing prospect that tons of companies specialize in offering “work at home” opportunities and advice. Unfortunately many of these offerings are too good to be true scams that almost never pan out the way they should. The first thing to look out for is that “too good to be […]

Starting Up – A Ton Of Paperwork

» by February 17th, 2009 at 8:11 am » Comments (0)

When you first decide to start your own business you’ll find it necessary to apply for licenses and permits, file taxes, and possibly attempt to get financing. Also you should create at least a basic business plan and marketing plan. I’ve already posted about business and marketing plans so today I’ll focus on the legal […]

How To Make The Transition From Working Outside The Home

» by February 16th, 2009 at 8:57 am » Comments (0)

Even though most working people dream of work from home, they often find the reality less delightful than the fantasy. Working from home – especially when running your own business – means long hours with little human contact. Or, if like me, you’re a work at home parent, little adult human contact. You’ll probably be […]

The Planning Stage – What To Do Before You Do Anything

» by February 14th, 2009 at 8:05 am » Comments (0)

Before you actually launch your new home business, but after you’ve positively decided to, you should spend some time planning. Planning will give you a better foundation and prepare you better for the inevitable disasters. Some of the things you should do during this all-important planning stage: Write a Business Plan: You can make this […]

What Home-based Business Would Be Right For You?

» by February 13th, 2009 at 8:22 am » Comments (0)

Once you’ve made the decision that working from home is a good choice for you, the next step is choosing the best home-based business for you. While I work almost exclusively online, there are many other kinds of home businesses. If you currently work a professional career it may be possible to turn your experience […]

Is Working From Home Right For You?

» by February 11th, 2009 at 7:21 pm » Comments (0)

There are a lot of reasons why working from home is the only option for me. In truth it was a long time before I learned how to avoid procrastination, stay organized and keep good financial records. It took just as long for me to find something that I enjoyed doing from home. Yet I’m […]